12 Notable alumni of
Eckerd College

Eckerd College is 2820th in the world, 947th in North America, and 899th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 12 notable alumni from Eckerd College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Hank Green

    Hank Green
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    musicianscience communicatorteachernovelistwriter
    Biography

    William Henry Green II is an American vlogger, science communicator, entrepreneur, author, internet producer, and musician. He is known for producing the YouTube channel Vlogbrothers with his older brother, author John Green, as well as for creating and hosting the educational YouTube channels Crash Course and SciShow. He has also advocated for and organized social activism, created and hosted a number of other YouTube channels and podcasts, released music albums, and amassed a large following on TikTok.

  2. Dennis Lehane

    Dennis Lehane
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriternovelist
    Biography

    Dennis Lehane is an American author. He has published more than a dozen novels; the first several were a series of mysteries featuring a couple of protagonists and other recurring characters, including A Drink Before the War. Of these, four were adapted as films of the same name: 2003's Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood, which won several awards; 2007's Gone Baby Gone; 2010's Shutter Island directed by Martin Scorsese and 2016’s Live by Night directed by Ben Affleck.

  3. Dorothy Allison

    Dorothy Allison
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    feministpoetnovelistwriter
    Biography

    Dorothy Allison is an American writer from South Carolina whose writing focuses on class struggle, sexual abuse, child abuse, feminism and lesbianism. She is a self-identified lesbian femme. Allison has won a number of awards for her writing, including several Lambda Literary Awards. In 2014, Allison was elected to membership in the Fellowship of Southern Writers.

  4. Bob Gualtieri

    Bob Gualtieri
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Robert A. "Bob" Gualtieri is an American law enforcement officer, lawyer and politician who is serving as the 15th and current sheriff of Pinellas County, Florida. He previously served as Chief Deputy and General Counsel to PCSO under Sheriff Jim Coats. Gualtieri was appointed Sheriff by Governor Rick Scott in 2011 to succeed Coats. Gualtieri was elected to the office in his own right in 2012, and was re-elected in 2016. He is a member of the Republican Party.

  5. Aaron D. O'Connell

    Aaron D. O'Connell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Aaron Douglas O'Connell is an American experimental quantum physicist. While working under Andrew N. Cleland and John M. Martinis at the University of California, Santa Barbara, he created the world's first quantum machine. In particular, he was able to transfer the quantum state of a superconducting quantum bit, a device used in quantum computation, to the motional state of a macroscopic mechanical resonator. His measurements of the quantum machine constitute the first direct observations of quantized behavior in the motion of a visible object and led the journal Science to honor his work as the "Breakthrough of the Year" of 2010.

  6. Laura Helmuth

    Laura Helmuth
    Occupations
    editor-in-chiefscience journalistjournalist
    Biography

    Laura Helmuth is an American science journalist and the editor in chief of Scientific American. She was formerly the Health and Science editor at The Washington Post. From 2016 to 2018, she served as the president of the National Association of Science Writers.

  7. Kathleen Peters

    Kathleen Peters
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kathleen M. Peters is an American politician of the Republican Party and a former member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 69th District, which includes southern Pinellas County, stretching from Redington Shores to St. Pete Beach, from 2012 to 2018.

  8. Sandra Mortham

    Sandra Mortham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sandra Mortham, also known as Sandra Barringer, is an American political who served as the 22nd Florida Secretary of State from 1995 to 1999.

  9. Janet C. Long

    Janet C. Long
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Janet C. Long is a Democratic politician and educator who serves as a member of the Florida House of Representatives for House District 51. She was a member of the Seminole, Florida City Council from 2002 to 2006. She was first elected to the Florida Legislature in 2006, and was re-elected in 2008.

  10. Jeffrey J. Berger

    Jeffrey J. Berger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jeffrey J. Berger is an American Democratic politician in the state of Connecticut, representing the 73rd district in the Connecticut House of Representatives.

  11. Tessa M. Hill

    Tessa M. Hill
    Occupations
    oceanographerresearcher
    Biography

    Tessa Michelle Hill is an American marine geochemist and oceanographer. She is a professor at the University of California, Davis, and a resident professor at its Bodega Marine Laboratory. She is a Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, and in 2016 was named a Leshner Public Engagement Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In that year she also received the US Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

  12. Elizabeth Reitz

    Elizabeth Reitz
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    archaeologist
    Biography

    Elizabeth Jean "Betsy" Reitz is a zooarchaeologist and Professor Emerita in the Georgia Museum of Natural History and the Department of Anthropology at the University of Georgia. She was born in 1946 in Lake Alfred, Florida. She attended Florida Presbyterian College from 1966-1967. She received her BA (1969), MA (1975), and her PhD (1979) in Anthropology from the University of Florida. Her dissertation was directed by Elizabeth Wing. In 2012, she was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and in 2014, she was named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She was the recipient of the 2016 Fryxell Award for Interdisciplinary Research in Archaeology, given by the Society for American Archaeology. The Fryxell Award is given to scholars who have made significant contributions in the application of the zoological sciences in archaeology. She is a member of the Committee of Honor of the International Council for Zooarchaeology (ICAZ). In 2019, Reitz was awarded the Southeastern Archaeological Conference's Lifetime Achievement Award.